Government and Public Policy

Bachelor of Science

Curriculum

Program Curriculum

General Studies Core (36 credits)

BCS 206 Available Online Computer Applications for Business

ECO 105 Available Online Fundamentals of Economics

ENG 121 Available Online English Composition I

ENG 122 Available Online English Composition II

ENG 131 Available Online Public Speaking

HUM 360 Available Online Human World Views: 3500 BCE –1650 AD

HUM 361 Available Online Human World Views: 1650 AD – Present

MAT 205 Available Online Introductory Survey of Mathematics

MAT 308 Available Online Inferential Statistics

PHI 100 Available Online Introduction to Critical Thinking

PSY 101 Available Online Introduction to Psychology

SOC 101 Available Online Introduction to Sociology

Natural Science Elective (3 credits) (SCI 308 excluded)

Business Core (15 credits)

BBM 103 Available Online Introduction to Public Administration

BBM 201 Available Online Principles of Management

BBM 330 Available Online Power and Negotiation

BLA 303 Available Online Legal and Ethical Environment of Business

FIN 300 Available Online Applied Concepts in Acct./ Fin.

Behavioral Science Core: (6 credits)

Choose 2 of the following 4 courses:
ORG 301 Available Online Survey of Organizational Dynamics
ORG 302 Available Online/PSY 461 Psychology of Leadership
ORG 444 Available Online Organizational Justice, Ethics and Social Responsibility
PSY 315 Available Online Group Dynamics

College of Technology Core (3 credits)

ISM 330 Available Online Business Intelligence

Government and Public Policy Core (21 credits)

LES 205 Available Online State and Local Government

POL 300 Available Online American Politics

POL 304 Available Online Constitutional Law

POL 315 Available Online Comparative Govt. and Politics

POL 326 Available Online Public Policy and Social Issues

POL 402 Available Online Analysis of Public Policy

POL 403 Available Online Writing for Public Policy

Government and Public Policy Electives (18 credits)

Select 6 of 7 courses
POL 321 Available Online International Organization and Politics
POL 340 Available Online Criminal Justice Policy
POL 350 Economic Welfare and Income Policy
POL 360 Available Online Education Policy
POL 370 Available Online Energy and Environmental Policy
POL 380 Available Online Health Care Policy
POL 490 Internship in Public Policy

OR

CAP/Co-op option – 3 semesters (9 credits)

AND

Select 3 of the following 6 courses
POL 321 Available Online Int’l Organizations and Politics
POL 340 Available Online Criminal Justice Policy
POL 350 Economic, Welfare and Income Policy
POL 360 Available Online Education Policy
POL 370 Available Online Energy and Environmental Policy
POL 380 Available Online Health Care Policy


AND

Free Elective (18 credits)

Must include FYE 101 Available Online for students entering with less than 30 credits

Minimum Grade Policy

The Government and Public Policy program requires a minimum grade of “C-” for program core courses. Students receiving a grade lower than “C-” in any required program core course must retake that course.


This information applies to students who enter this degree program during the 2014-2015 Academic Year. If you entered this degree program before the Fall 2014 semester, please refer to the academic catalog for the year you began your degree program.